Any serious social transformation will elicit a brutal response by the rulers. Again, the rulers will seek to derail the transformation.
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Once you remember that every struggle waged by the oppressed against the oppressor class and their allies is asymmetric, it is possible to construct a strategy that holds the potential to win. When you assume that you are fighting the oppressor on, more or less, equal terms, you are guaranteeing your own defeat.